Gov. Scott appoints two UF Law alumni to UF Board of Trustees

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gov. Rick Scott has announced the appointments of two UF Law alumni, William Michael Heekin (JD 78) and Juliet M. Roulhac (JD 87) to the University of Florida Board of Trustees.

Heekin, 58, of Sandy Springs, Ga., is the president of Heekin Advisors LLC, a consulting firm in Atlanta. He succeeds Dianna Morgan and is appointed for a term beginning May 6, 2011, and ending Jan. 6, 2016. Heekin was a founding board member and first chief operating officer of WebMD. He earned degrees in accounting and law from UF, where he was president of Florida Blue Key. He also has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an emeritus member of the UF Law Association Board of Trustees.

Roulhac, 47, of Plantation, is a senior attorney for Florida Power & Light Company. She succeeds Roland Daniels and is appointed for a term beginning May 6, 2011, and ending Jan. 6, 2015. Roulhac received a bachelor’s degree and her law degree from UF. She serves on the Florida Bar’s Board of Governors and is an emeritus member of the UF Law Association Board of Trustees. She practices in the area of complex tort and electrical litigation for Florida Power & Light.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

This release orginally appeared on the UF News website.

Published: May 11th, 2011

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